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Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi is founder and president of the National Iranian American Council and an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign politics, and the geopolitics of the Middle East. He is author of "Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy"; "A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran"; and "Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States."

Articles by this author

 

For True JCPOA Re-Entry, Biden Must Tear Down Trump's Sanctions Wall

Whether Biden will clear the minefield Trump has left behind will primarily be determined in Washington, not Vienna. It will require both political will and capital.

Tyler Cullis ·


Iran's Refusal to Meet Not Surprising

There is no perfect solution to this imperfect situation. Both sides will have to swallow some pride and pay a political cost.

Trita Parsi ·


Biden’s First JCPOA Hurdle

As simple as this formula is, it doesn’t resolve the question of who should take the first step. 

Trita Parsi ·


Is Mike Pompeo Preparing an October Surprise?

Less than six weeks before the crucial November elections, the United States may be in a new war. The timing could not be more convenient. 

Trita Parsi ·


America’s Syria Debacle Is Not Trump’s Alone

By going along with the myth that the president is pulling out of the Middle East, his critics are helping make U.S. wars there worse.

Trita Parsi ·


Trump Blames Iran for the Tanker Attacks. But Let's be Skeptical of his Administration's Pro-War Bluster

The speed in which the U.S. government officially blamed Iran should give us pause, given our own history in the region

Trita Parsi ·


Trump's Potential War With Iran Is All John Bolton's Doing. But It Might Also Be His Undoing.

The Iranian government knows the national security adviser wants a war, and is banking on the fact that the president doesn't.

Trita Parsi ·


Warsaw Summit Was a Failure for Trump—But a Win for Netanyahu

It may have been a 'dumpster fire' for the Trump administration and an embarrassment to Europe, but Netanyahu stands out as a clear winner of the summit

Trita Parsi ·

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